Definitions

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  • noun The old section of an Arab city in North Africa.

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  • noun The traditional, old or non-European area of a North African town.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Arabic madīna, city, from Aramaic mədintā, mədinā, jurisdiction, district, from dān, to judge, administer; see dyn in Semitic roots.]

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From Arabic مدينة (madīna, "town")

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